Tagged: politics

Preview: America Meet World – How Global Satirists See Us

Trina DasGupta is the founder and CEO of Single Palm Tree Productions, a media company dedicated to using entertainment as a vehicle to help build global understanding. When I spoke with Trina about this panel—“America Meet World: How Global Satirists See Us”—the passion she has for her work was undeniable. Rather than trying (and inevitably failing) to...

Election 2012: Campaigns, Coverage & the Internet

A rockstar panel spoke at the AT&T Conference Center for South by Southwest Interactive on how social media is giving the presidential race a much needed makeover. Claudia Milne with BBC, Micah Sifry with Personal Democracy Media, Michael Scherer with Time Magazine, Teddy Goff and Zeynep Tufekci all gave compelling arguments for how candidates for the 2012 election are capitilizing...

Five Activists Panels You Don’t Want to Miss!

Over the last quarter of the 20th Century, technology evolved at an astonishing rate.  With the advent of the internet, the cellphone and the ever decreasing size of computers, people began using technology for more than just games and business. In the first 10 years of the 21st Century we saw cellphones go from clunky...

Politics, Technology, and Pop Culture

Politics, Technology, and Pop Culture, comprised of Lawrence Lessig of Stanford Law School, Alex Wellen, Deputy Political Director of Digital Content at CNNPolitics.com, Dan Patterson of ABC News, Tom Serres CEO of Piryx Inc, Amber Ettinger (Obama Girl) and Mark McKinnon Vice Chairman of Public Strategies Inc.     McKinnon, commented on the earlier Republican...

Gettin’ nerdy

I’m a SXSW newbie — and I can’t wait to go this year! I only get to attend one day though. But, I am really excited about that one day! I have become more and more excited and interested in tech thanks to Cindy’s class. She’s brought out my “inner nerd” and for that, I’m...